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VMware appoints Bask Iyer as Chief Information Officer

VMware appoints Bask Iyer as Chief Information Officer

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

VMware, the global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Bask Iyer to the role of senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of VMware. Iyer will lead VMware’s global information and technology organisation, a group that manages critical technology systems supporting the company’s worldwide business operations. Iyer will join […]

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Westcon only Symantec distributor in SADC

Westcon only Symantec distributor in SADC

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Westcon is pleased to announce that long-time vendor partner Symantec has extended the value-added distributor’s footprint in the SADC region. With immediate effect customers in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe will be able to source their Symantec products from Westcon, currently the only distributor in these regions. “Symantec is a key […]

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Appointment will grow Cloud Solutions throughout the rest of Africa

Appointment will grow Cloud Solutions throughout the rest of Africa

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

WestconGroup Southern Africa has added additional business expertise to its growing Cloud Solutions practice with the key appointment of a new business development manager for the region. As reseller and vendor partners shift their business models to follow a more cloud centric approach, so grows the need for companies in the IT channel value chain […]

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FutureSoft opens office in London

FutureSoft opens office in London

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

FutureSoft, the developers of the Excalibur Debt Collection Management System, the leading debt collection software solution based in South Africa, has made a further international foray, with the opening of an office in London. Countries outside of South Africa in which you can now find Excalibur include Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Ghana, Zambia, Kenya and […]

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A Jamming Coup – Google’s Brett StClair joins M4JAM

A Jamming Coup – Google’s Brett StClair joins M4JAM

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brett StClair has joined M4JAM (Money for Jam), the microjobbing startup that has taken South African brands and consumers by storm. StClair’s 10 years of global experience and his vast business network will be put to good use from March as Chief Jam Creator responsible for growing the number of jobs on platform and helping […]

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Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senegal’s Ministry of Education partners with Samsung to launch innovative mobile education solution. Dakar, Senegal – 17 February 2015 – The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa today announced the launch of a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners. Installed at […]

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Security Trends for 2015

Security Trends for 2015

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

2014 saw a seamlessly never-ending flow of cyber attacks and data breaches, affecting companies of all sizes and across a variety of industries, from retailers and banks to government sites. Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of Phoenix Distribution, says 2015 can expect more of the same, with the sophistication and severity of cyber attacks growing over the […]

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Cloud On Demand partners with Druva

Cloud On Demand partners with Druva

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local cloud distributor Cloud On Demand is pleased to announce that it is now a distributor for global data protection company Druva in Sub-Saharan Africa. In light of the announcement Cloud On Demand partners and resellers can now take advantage of on-premise and global cloud backup and protection offerings right here in South Africa. “Our […]

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Comstor appoints new NetApp BDM

Comstor appoints new NetApp BDM

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Comstor Southern Africa, a division of the WestconGroup, has bolstered its NetApp team with the appointment of Suvan Ramjathan as a NetApp Mid-Market business development manager (BDM) for South Africa. With more than 20 years of experience in the ICT industry and having worked locally and abroad, Ramjathan brings with him both excellent technical and […]

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Trend Micro Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Trend Micro Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Trend Micro Incorporated recently announced it has been positioned by Gartner in the “Leaders” portion of the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms [1]. Trend Micro has been named a leader in endpoint protection over a 13-year span [2] and improved its position this year in both completeness of vision and ability to execute. “We […]

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